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Belgian economist

Alfons Verplaetse is ...

Born 19 Feb 1930 in Zulte
Died 15 Oct 2020
Age90 years, 7 months
Cause2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease

About Alfons Verplaetse

Alfons "Fons" Remi Emiel Viscount Verplaetse (19 February 1930 – 15 October 2020) was a Belgian economist who served as Governor of the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) from 1989 until 1999. He was one of the architects of the devaluation of the Belgian Frank in 1982 when he worked at the cabinet of Wilfried Martens in the government Martens V. As governor of the NBB, he prepared the entry of Belgium to the euro in 1999.

He is also known as Fons Verplaetse.